----- Original Message ----- From: "C. W. Talbot" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 8:28 AM > > Greetings > I recently installed FreeBSD 4.5 with desk top KDE using a CD that came with > the book, FreeBSD Unleashed, by Michael Urban and Brian Tiemann. Everything > seemed to go fine until I execute startx. The desktop environment on my > screen "seems" to be at least four times as big as it should be, displaying > only the top left portion of the desktop. > > The strange part of this problem is that the install program displays all of > the display option screens in the correct size and font. > > Any advice to get me going will be appreciated.
I suspect that your desktop resolution is set to something high like 1280 x 1040 but your viewport is set to 640 x 480. Refer to your XF86Config file and the man page (man XF86Config). Pay attention to the 'Virtual' and 'ViewPort' settings. Good Luck, Drew _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"